CLEVELAND, June 28, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- With anticipated record attendance, including more than three dozen legislators from a record 19 states, the National Council of Legislators from Gaming States is providing attendees with nearby overflow hotel options for the Summer Meeting, which takes place July 13-15 in Cleveland.
"The large turnout for our Summer Meeting is a testament to both the intense interest in legalizing sports betting across the country and to the outstanding conference program we have prepared," said NCLGS Officer Jennifer Benson, a Representative from Massachusetts.
The three-day NCLGS Summer Meeting includes:
Luncheon Keynote Address from Casey Schwab, Vice President, Business & Legal Affairs for the National Football League Players Association
Six legislative committee sessions: Casinos, Emerging Forms of Gaming, Lotteries, Pari-Mutuels, Responsible Gaming, and State-Federal Relations
Two Masterclasses presented by the International Masters of Gaming Law
One special general session panel examining the economic impacts of gaming
Friday evening welcome reception
Saturday afternoon tour of Intralot's facility serving the Ohio Lottery
The Summer Meeting program has been approved for 10.0 general credit hours of Continuing Legal Education by the respective Ohio and Nevada boards.
To view the full agenda, register and obtain hotel information, visit http://www.nclgs.org/meetings.html. Although the conference room block at host Cleveland Marriott Downtown is sold out, numerous hotel nearby options are provided on the NCLGS conference web page.
For sponsorship information, contact Dawn Wagner at [email protected]. Legislators and others seeking NCLGS membership information should contact Wayne Marlin at [email protected].
NCLGS is the only organization of state lawmakers that meets on a regular basis to discuss issues relating to gaming. Members of NCLGS serve as chairpersons or members of state legislative committees responsible for the regulation of gaming in their state legislative houses. NCLGS does not promote or oppose gaming but is primarily concerned with the regulation and economic and social impacts of the industry. The NCLGS Foundation is the educational and research arm of NCLGS. The 501(c)(3) non-profit is a source of non-partisan data on issues of gaming legislation and regulation.
Spectrum Gaming Group, which has performed advisory and consulting work for gaming operators, regulators and legislatures in 36 US states and territories and in 47 countries on six continents, serves as the Executive Director of NCLGS.